In order to achieve AFLI’s Vision and Mission, the Institute has five inter-connected core program areas

Applied Policy Research and Rapid appraisals for evidence-based advocacy, informed policy decisions, training and Project intervention designs

  • Undertake action-based research on topical issues for consensus building, leaders' and Government institutional performance and citizens' positive health seeking behaviors and well being
  • Parliamentary and other institutions performance scorecard

Promote Civic Engagement

  • To establish beneficial partnerships with media houses and practitioners to fosterengagements between leaders and citizens on topical peace and development issues being addressed
  • Build capacities of Community Based Organisations and network with other Civil Society Organizations in facilitating strategic and structured civic engagements for effective project outcomes

Nurture Future Leaders (Youth) in Democratic Governance, Accountability and Community Outreach

  • Develop coaching and mentorship programs for young leaders
  • Institute recognition mechanisms for exemplary Student Guild Leaders
  • Envisioning of Youth and Women-led transformative leadership agenda

Support to Community-based Leaders in Accelerated Socio-economic Development

  • Strengthening capacities of Community Leaders in areas of monitoring, oversight and advocacy
  • Creating awareness, enhancing knowledge and skills to positively influence decision-making and attitudes at household and community levels

Facilitate Regional Solidarity and Cross-border initiatives

  • Promote a common understanding of historical roots and identity of cross-border communities to attain durable peace, security and Development
  • Generate consensus among cross-border people and their regional leaders on addressing persistent failures and adopting practical actions for improved living conditions
  • Promote mutual collaboration between customary and formal leadership structures to enhance behavioral change leading to positive health and livelihood outcomes and economic interdependence